East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum - will be back in Beverley in summer, 2019.
Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new exhibition from Saturday, 22 June – Saturday, 14 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays this year.
The exhibition reflects the 54thyear of the competition, which welcomes entries from professional, amateur and young photographers.
For the 54thcompetition, the international judging panel of respected wildlife experts reviewed over 45,000 entries from 95 countries. Visitors will be able to see 100 acclaimed photographs from all the competition categories, featuring a huge variety of inspiring images.
Councillor Richard Burton, portfolio holder for leisure, tourism and culture, said: “This is great news! I am absolutely delighted that we have managed to secure the return of this exhibition once again for 2019, working with our partners at the Natural History Museum, and featuring all the new winning photographs from the 2018 international competition, which will be on show in Beverley for the first time.”
Sir Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum, says‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of our most successful touring exhibitions, enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. The awarded images shine a spotlight on nature photography as a work of art, whilst raising questions about our crucial role in shaping a sustainable future.’
Keep up to date with what’s happening in the Treasure House by following East Riding Libraries, Museums and Archives on facebook or twitter @ERidingLMA.
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